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FOX News
Jan 12, 2010 10:00pm EST
aleve have the strength to relieve arthritis pain all day. >> greta: the agency that runs medicare has issued a warning. what is that warning? is anyone listening? steve moore joins us live. steve is the senior economic writer for the "wall street journal" editorial page. center for medicare and medicaid service has a warning what is it? >> this bill is going to cost more than expected. this bill was intended to cut the costs of the health insurance system so we could all afford greater access to health care. what this medicare actuary said it is going to what they call ben the cost curve up to state cost will rise over time they won't fall down. that's what mr. obama said. they project over the next 10 years that the increase in the cost of medicare is going to be 200 billion dollars that a big number twice the size of the california budget. >> greta: is that in contrast to what the congressional budget office said? >> a higher number. >> greta: now we've got two very different numbers. did they use different methodology at arriving at the numbers? >> medicare they think the cost are
FOX News
Jan 5, 2010 1:00am EST
welfare bear a very large burden to add those additional medicare recipients. nebraska has been let off the hook in the senate version. it is unfair. we think it is unconstitutional. >> greta: would you be more favorable if nebraska get the special deal? >> greta, i don't think it is up to the ag's to get into the public policy of good health care. i think it is our job to point out, on behalf of the states, legal problems with it. we feel strongly that discriminating against 49 states in favor of nebraska, just to get a 60th vote is not an expenditure on a rational basis. >> greta: your letter to the speaker and senate majority leader dated december 30th. i take it you have not gotten a response yet, is that right? >> we have not yet, no. senator nelson did contact one of us and said call often dogs we'll do something about this. >> greta: he contacted the south carolina ag; is that right? >> correct. >> greta: in the event the final bill agreed upon between the house and the senate has that special deal for nebraska, do you intend to file a lawsuit? if so, against whom? >> there will
FOX News
Jan 5, 2010 10:00pm EST
it. i don't see how you can take a program that is so indebted as medicare and inlarge it and say you are saving money it doesn't work. >> reporter: are you on medicare? >> yes. >> reporter: you are worried in this legislation that it is going to benefit you? >> it won't benefit me. it won't benefit america either. >> reporter: here in the doctor's office numbers two and three, sir what is your name? >> robert bentley. >> reporter: mr. bentley how do you feel about the legislation out of washington? >> i think it stinks. >> reporter: why don't you like it? >> i think they are giving the seniors a rough deal. i don't think harry reid is doing the job he's supposed to do. >> reporter: he's up for reelection here he may want to hear your message. how do you feel about the legislation in washington? >> i'm concerned. i know that i don't understand everything about it. but what i have read and heard people talk about, i am concerned as a senior citizen what it is going to do to our medicare. >> reporter: number four here what is your name? >> sylvia garcia. >> reporter: what do you think a
FOX News
Jan 6, 2010 1:00am EST
as medicare and enlarge it and say you are saving money. doesn't work. >>reporter: are you on medicare e.yes. >>reporter: you are worried in this legislation that it will benefit you. >> it won't benefit me. won't benefit america either. >>reporter: here this the doctor office numbers 2 and 3 speak to us. what is your name. >> robert bentley. >>reporter: mr. bently, how do you feel about the legislation coming out of washington? >> i think it stinks. >>reporter: why don't you like it? >> i think they are giving senior sentence a rough deal. i don't think harry reid is doing the job he's supposed to do. >>reporter: he's up for reelection in nevada so he may want to hear your message. mr mrs. bent lehow do you feel about the legislation in washington. >> i'm concerned. i know i don't understand everything about it but what i have read and heard people talk about, i am concerned as a senior citizen. what it is going to do to our medicare. >>reporter: number 4 here in the doctor clinic. what is your name ma'am. >> sylvia garcia. >>reporter: what do you think about the legislatio
FOX News
Jan 7, 2010 1:00am EST
in the medicare prescription drug plan. that's the deal. that's not anywhere written. that's not going to get done until after the health care bill plan passes. >>reporter: well thank you senator. >> my pleasure. >>reporter: california governor schwarzenegger just turned into a terminator in a stunning reversal. governor schwarzenegger just came out against the democrat plan for health care reform. our own griff is in california. griff griff, he was for the plan health care reform plan. now the governor is against it. what happened? >> that's right, greta. the governor was president obama's biggest if not only republican national supporter but we are here at the capitol in sacramento where earlier today the governor slammed the health care legislation. take a look at what he said. >> now congress is about to pile billions more on the california with new health care bill. as you know i enthusiastically supported health care reform it is not reform to push more cost on the state that already struggling while other states are getting sweet heart deals. health care reform started as noble
FOX News
Jan 28, 2010 10:00pm EST
medicare for seniors and stop insurance company abuses let me know. one of the criticisms the democrats have had of republicans you have no ideas and you are not helping, republicans say we are cut out of the deal, what is it? >> it is interesting he posed that question i had given a number of ideas in the direction that health care should take and unfortunately those ideas weren't incorporated. went into a different direction since i voted in the finance committee at that point hit considerable concerns but i thought it deserved continuing the process and seeing what we could do to bill the bridges. >> greta: seemed to be a couple layers in health care. one is substance. the second part is whether or not republicans are included in the discussion or not women? i talked to democrats they say republicans are obstructionists. republicans say they won't even include us. you have been in a unique position for a little while in december where you steam -- you seemed to be able to talk to democrats. are the republicans included in this discussion or not? >> they haven't been. they might have
FOX News
Jan 11, 2010 10:00pm EST
has a sweetheart deal to let people out of medicare advantage. he has a deal for a number of counties in florida. 13 different democrat senators have said, we want something special for us. harry reid said if you didn't get something special for you, you are not doing a good job. >> greta: did any republican senator get any special care in this health care bill? >> not that i saw. i think the bill is terrible and i think the republicans uniformly saw that, it raises taxes, cuts medicare and it is going to cause families in america to have their premiums go up and even the medicare people say that >> greta: do you believe that senator ben nelson we he accepted his 300 million, do you believe he was thinking that every state should and would get that? >> no, not at all. >> greta: what is that? >> winston churchill would have called it a term logical inexactitude. he to come up with something that's the best he could come up with. he said on the principle of where he stood on federal funding and abortion. then he gives into language not the language that people who feel that way wanted.
FOX News
Jan 20, 2010 10:00pm EST
taxes cut a half trillion from medicare affect veterans care i think we can do it better to be the 41st center and bring -- senator and bring it back to the drawing bore if you look at -- really almost a parochial manner we need to look out for massachusetts first. i've felt as a legislator and citizen i felt we haven't done that well. we've always thought about maybe washington first or the party first. the thing that i'm hearing throughout the state is, what about us? i was asked many times what kind of republican i would be? i didn't know how to answer that so i said i'm going to be a scott brown republican. maybe there's a new breed of republican coming to washington. somebody not beholding to the special interests of the party and will look to just to solve problems. i've always been that way. you remember, i supported clean elections. i'm a self-imposed term limits person. i believe strongly we are there to serve the people. we are there to do a . i, like many others throughout the country, when we're talking about what so and so said in his book and what so and so said here. my r
FOX News
Jan 15, 2010 10:00pm EST
that conference the difference between your expenses and what medicare is willing to cover every other company in america gets socked with tax on those except mutual of omaha. he had three deals, blue cross/ blew shield mutual of omaha gets exempted. and then we had cornhusker kickback in which the state of nebraska the cost of medicaid expansion paid for guy by the federal government. >> greta: now special behind the scenes closed door no c-span transparency deal. >> coming up, blistering. white house senior adviser david axelrod secures. >> plus, neck-and-neck senate race in massachusetts. polls open in four days and the panic is on. tonight new surprising information on the hottest political race in the country. announcer: cialis asks, when is it time to get out of those tubs? man: when we want. man: when we're in the mood. woman: it's our choice. announcer: today, guys with erectile dysfunction can be ready with another dosing option from cialis. cialis for daily use is a clinically proven low-dose tablet you take every day, so you can be ready anytime the moment is right. so relax and tak
FOX News
Jan 21, 2010 10:00pm EST
monstrosity that took a half billion out of medicare, raised taxes a half billion dollars and raised insurance premiums for everybody is dead. we need to start over as we've been advocating for sometime and go step-by-step and fix the problem. which is cost. >> greta: that's what you want to do. is that going to happen? you think the democratic members of the senate are still going to proceed with the existing bill minus adjustments? >> as long as they try to restructure 1/6 of the economy cutting medicare, raising taxes and premiums i don't think it is going anywhere. leadership marks them out, right off the cliff politically trying to get them to pass a bill the people hated. i don't think they are going to have a stomach for that one more time. >> greta: do you think with the election of senator electric brown, have you seen any sort of changes one the democratic senators here or too early to tell? >> i think the attitude is they would like for this issue to go away for a while democratic senators many would like for this issue to go away for a while. >> greta: how about harry reid? >> i th
FOX News
Jan 27, 2010 1:00am EST
of the baby-boomers, 1.5 million seniors will be eligible for medicare. 1.2 million the year after that and that's more than double we have retiring this year. we will see an explosion of entitlement costs that will make this dev stit look small, compare to the long term and he is doing nothing. medicare, medicaid, social security -- he's doing nothing to touch those. caller: let me be the simpleton that i can be. when i had a business, we needed to generated business to pay for the lights and the copier and everything else. the focus should be on the stimulus bill. if it's working and generating all of these jobs which will then generate tax income. if it is not working, we need to go to plan b., really fast. frankly, i don't see the jobs numbers. i don't see the jobs and unemployment. it is not working. but we need to generate income. tax cuts, different employers? i don't know what it is. >> you could repeal a parted of the increase in the stimulus package. that would be a real cut, saying we are not spending this. caller: that's $523 billion less. >> if you look at where it's w
FOX News
Jan 8, 2010 10:00pm EST
don't put a mandate on businesses not going to create jobs. you don't cut medicare put the cost on the backs of seniors. everything about this bill is wrong-headed that's why i think the american people are going to reject those that are sponsors of it. >> greta: we've had the discussion many times here on the record i said people think this bill is lousy, say next november in the midterm elections, i suppose two years later the voters will take it out on those who voted for. here's the problem, he will have the bill at that point unless we try to make it better now. do you have any recommendation to try to fix it, pervade -- persuade some of your ideas into this new bill or are we stuck with what is handed us? >> as we are invited to sit at the table with democrats and do it properly. there's been a lot learned, problems to avoid, tunes that exist. there's a real need for health care reform in this country that isn't what is going on now this is about politics not about helping the american people with a better health care bill many if people are serious about focusing on healt
FOX News
Jan 12, 2010 1:00am EST
a sweetheart deal to let people out of medicare advantage there. is a sweetheart deal for a number of counties in florida. 13 different senators said we want something special for us. and said if you didn't get it you're not doing a good job. >> did any republican senator get a special deal in this bill? >> not that i saw. i think the bill is terrible and republicans uniformly saw that. which is why all 40 of us voted against it. it raises taxes and going to cause families in america to have their premium goes up. >> do you believe that senator ben nelson when he accepted his $300 million deal, do you believe that he, at the time was thinking every state should and would get that? >> no. >> that is -- what is that? what is that? >> winston churchhill would have called it. >> this is like, he's come up with this now. >> well, you laugh. >> he had to come up with something that. inteft he can come up with. he said he's going to withhold the vote on the principle of where he stood on federal funding and abortion. then, all of a sudden gives into language that is not the language people wanted and
FOX News
Jan 13, 2010 10:00pm EST
a deal that i think is unworkable for a medicare advantage in florida didn't apply anywhere else in the country or any new floridians after this year. if you go through the senate bill with a fine tooth comb it is staggering how many special deals there were. part of way the secret negotiation is wrong. we have no idea what is in, what is out, what has been added to this bill in these secret negotiations in the white house. >> greta: that statement didn't help. i'm going to post it on greta wire. any way, mr. speaker, thank you. next senator mccain accuses democrats of unsavory chicago-style backroom politics, ouch! that's just the beginning. senator mccain on health care, next. . get senator mccain right here and right now. on the table health care. senator nice to see you, sir! >> thank you greta, nice to be with you. >> greta: before we get into the discussion about health care which is dominating much of the national buzz and talk. i want to talk to you about haiti. what do you recommend? what can we do to help the people of haiti? it is absolutely catastrophic what has happe
FOX News
Jan 14, 2010 10:00pm EST
in the room. that's wrong. especially when you are looking at 50 billion dollars cuts in medicare, 500 billion dollars cuts in medicare, 8% tax increases, people that do have a health care plan, they want to tax them this is wrong. we need people to have the benefit of seeing what is going on behind closed doors. no secret deals. >> greta: congressman, i know you need the 218 votes, are you willing to tell us who refused to sign it? i guess we can figure it out. any specific people? some may try to dodge you and avoid you. can we get the names of those who flat out say no? >> yeah, you can go to buchanan.house.government, we got 88 members yesterday. go to my website, and look who has signed and who hasn't. and who hasn't, especially we need conservative democrats. if we can get the 218 we'll get c pan in the room. we'll get the american -- get c-span in the room. we'll get the american weighing in that's the rightning for america. >> greta: which dream -- democratic is strongest on your so side >> taylor, schumer has signed on my resolution before. there's a few democrats we've identified 37
FOX News
Jan 27, 2010 10:30pm EST
legislation to reform health care without shifting medicaid costs to the states, without cutting medicare and without raising taxes. we will do that by implementing common sense reforms like letting families and businesses by health care policies across state lines and ending frivolous lawsuits against doctors and hospitals that drive up the costs of your health care. our solutions aren't thousand page bills that no one has fully read after being crafted behind closed doors with special interests. in fact, many of our proposals are available online at solutions.gop.gov and we welcome your ideas on face back and twitter. all agree this nation must become more energy independent and secure. we are blessed here in america with vast natural resources and we must use them all. advances in technology can unleash more natural gas, nuclear, wind, coal, alternative energy that will lower your utility bills. here in virginia we have the opportunity to become the first state on the east coast to explore for and produce oil and natural gas offshore. [ applause ] >> but this administration's policies
FOX News
Jan 19, 2010 10:00pm EST
taxes. it will hurt medicare. it will destroy jobs. and run our nation deeper into debt. [ booing ] >> deeper into debt. that's not in the interest of our state, and our country and we can do better! [ cheering ] [ yes we can ] [ yes we can ] >> when i traveled throughout the state, i've had a lot of fun. you guys are all having fun. so thank you. thank you. we have more of a show coming for you so we are very excited. when i'm in washington i will work in the senate with the democrats and republicans to reform health care in an open and honest way. no more closed door meetings, backroom deals. backroom deals with an out of touch party leadership. no more hiding costs, concealing taxes, collaborating with the special interests and leaving more trillions in debt for our children to pay. [ applause ] >> in health care we need to start fresh. we need to start fresh. work together to do the job right. i hate to sound repetitive, once again, we can do better! [ cheering ] [ applause ] >> i will work in the senate to put government back on the side of people who create jobs and the mill
FOX News
Jan 22, 2010 10:00pm EST
? the biggest problem, what would you do? i wouldn't raise taxes. i wouldn't cut medicare half a trillion dollars. and i wouldn't continually raise fees and do these backroom deals because it is not what the people want. they've spoken loud and clear they want transparency. they want to know what is in the bills. hopefully they will get it. >> reporter: interesting point. senator nelson of nebraska, we've all her about the -- heard about the cornhusker kickback are you prepared to tell senator nelson we to knock that off? >> i think he already knows. he's gotten that from his own delegation, the caucus they were outraged at that backroom deal. going in on one issue then came out with a deal that every state in the country was going to be subsidizing medicaid forever. it is not how people want to do business. they want a fair and free debate and know they are getting their money's worth by sending people down there who are going to represent their interests in a fair and open way >> reporter: what is your first priority when you hit washington you are going to hit the ground running? what
FOX News
Jan 7, 2010 10:00pm EST
you get is an augmented reimbursement from medicaid and medicare. most federally qualified health centers have about 45, 50% of their patient population, medicaid. thus, they benefit from the augmented reimbursement. our patient population, 75% uninsured only 14% medicaid, it is very hard for us to see that we could be financially sustainable unless we are able to enhance a percentage of medicaid patients that we have. with the new health care bill, many of our patients would then be eligible for medicaid and for health insurance. >> reporter: so if this legislation becomes law you can sleep easier knowing you have a better shot at keeping your doors open? >> that, plus we know our patients will have choice. >> reporter: dr. irwin told me something fascinating. he said the threshold for a family of four to qualify for medicaid is $2400 a year. $2400 a year salary, unbelievable. he would like to see that changed. of course, we bring you the growing in popularity, our absolutely unaltered sampling of taking the temperature of americans. this is our louisiana first five. we are here
FOX News
Jan 15, 2010 1:00am EST
in the room. that is wrong. especially when looking at $50 billion cuts in medicare and 8% tax increases. looking to people who do have a health care plan. they want to tax them this, is wrong. we need people to have benefit of seeing what is going on behind closed doors. no secret deals. >> congressman, i know you need 218 votes. are you willing to tell us who refuses to sign it? i guess we can figure it out. any specific people? some people may try to dodge you. and can we get names of those that just say no? >> you can go to buchana buchanan.house.gov. there are 88 members and that is yesterday. and we're going to be looking for 218 votes. go to my web site. and look who signed and who hasn't. who hasn't especially if we need conservative democrats. if we can get to 218 we'll get c-span in the room and the american people weighing in. it's just the right thing for america. >> which democratic member of congress is strongest on your side on this? >> gene taylor is. shumer is signed on the resolution before. i think there is quite a few democrats we've identified 37 of them that are con
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